Campus Stories

New UD Messenger
The newest issue of the UD Messenger is now in mailboxes and available online.
New Blue Hens arrive
The University of Delaware welcomed more than 4,000 new Blue Hens, members of the Class of 2019, to campus on Saturday.
'Community inclusion'
The University of Delaware Center for Disabilities Studies will hold its annual Artfest event on Sept. 26 at the Absalom Jones Community Center in Newport.
Presidential search
Terri Kelly and Don Puglisi, co-chairs of the UD Presidential Search Committee, have sent an update to the University community.
Grad orientation
A large contingent of more than 700 new University of Delaware graduate students was welcomed to campus during a daylong orientation event held Wednesday at Clayton Hall.
Coast Day essay contest
The annual Coast Day essay contest is open and fifth graders are asked to write about everyday discoveries.
Aug. 29-31: 1743 Welcome Days
The University of Delaware will welcome more than 4,000 new Blue Hens to campus for 1743 Welcome Days this weekend, with a wide variety of programs.
'Two Noble Kinsmen'
The University of Delaware Library has announced the purchased acquisition of a rare early quarto edition of a play by William Shakespeare and John Fletcher, "The Two Noble Kinsmen."
Reading and study strategies
The University of Delaware's Division of Professional and Continuing Studies is offering its annual speed reading class in September.
Science Saturdays
The University of Delaware Cooperative Extension New Castle County 4-H program has announced a series of science-focused Saturdays to be held September through December in various locations.
UD Blossoms
UD's College of Agriculture and Natural Resources has partnered with THERESA Floral Design to launch UD Blossoms, providing flower arrangements for events on campus.
Beginning farmers
Through its new and beginning farmer training program, University of Delaware Cooperative Extension is helping educate state residents who are interested in farming but lack experience.
Fresh Food Company
The Rodney Dining Fresh Food Company, an all-new residential dining location, is coming to the UD campus this month.
2015 National Agenda
The University of Delaware Center for Political Communication has announced that its 2015 National Agenda series will focus on "Race in America," a topic that has dominated the headlines throughout the past year.
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Scientists find a way to compat racial bias among little kids

Huffington Post, Aug. 29, 2015

Research on racial stereotypes in infants by Paul Quinn, professor of psychological and brain sciences at the University of Delaware, is highlighted.

Samsung's duel with Elliott: The activist challenge isn't over

Forbes, Aug. 24, 2015

Charles Elson, director of the John L. Weinberg Center for Corporate Governance at the University of Delaware, is quoted in an article about the battle between Samsung and Elliott Associates.

Chemours Edge Moor plant closing is 'ominous' sign

News Journal, Aug. 21, 2015

James Butkiewicz, professor and chair of the University of Delaware's Department of Economics, is quoted in an article about the decision by Chemours to close its Edge Moor plant and what that means as the DuPont spin-off seeks a new headquarters site. "All of the signs are very ominous for Delaware," he said.

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